umbi-

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *umbi (around). Akin to Old English ymb-, ymbe- (around, about)

Prefix[edit]

umbi-

  1. around
    umbifārd (detour)
    umbigangan "to go around"
    umbihwervan "to surround"
    umbibigevan (to surround)
    umbifāhan (to take over)
    umbigengil (walker)
  2. about, regarding
    umbilōkon "to look, to consider"
Derived terms[edit]